RoJo28 (97) - - MAY 30, 2017 ComradeK (1260) - Sydney, - MAY 19, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle. Pours an opaque black, with a large light beige head, which lasts well and leaves good lacing. Strawberry, kiwifruit and lime hops provide a fruity kick to the aroma, with resin hops, roasty malt and black coffee providing backing. Potent lime and kiwifruit hops up front segue into a more resinous hop flavour. Bitter black coffee and cocoa notes combine with resin in the body, with lime hops reappearing in the finish and lingering, along with strawberry, in the aftertaste. This is a seriously good black IPA, and one of the best Australian beers I have had for quite a while.
Scared of heights, sure, but nothing beats the moment you hit the water, diving into a pool as a kid. This beer is that. It embraces you like the water does as you push through it, bubbles shooting past.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone wrlangin (237) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 7, 2016
330 ml bottle from Oxford Tap House. Pours pitch black with large tan head. Mild aroma of toasted malt. Flavour balanced between hops, toasted malt, and chocolate. Balanced and enjoyable.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone babymammoth (63) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 2, 2016
Nose has dark cocoa and rich malt. The hops are distinctive giving it a full nose. Taste is bitter into rich malt flavours. Burnt toast and rich cereal flavours with well developed bitterness and excellent sweet finish. Good beer, although this batch is let down by the excessive carbonation! Narizao84 (25) - Miami, Florida, USA - NOV 7, 2015
Good beer with smoked flavour and a dark porter touch. Rich in malt aroma and flavor
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone mrjez (679) - Osaka, JAPAN - OCT 20, 2015
Pours a solid black with a big beige head. The nose and taste both balance roasted malt with the lively fruity Nelson Sauvin hops really well. It’s not overblown, with harmony factoring more than punch. The feel is dry and warming with a lingering bitterness. Great beer.
Rosslew (320) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 16, 2015
Wonderful on the nose. Hoppy and bitter at the end. Fits the style. 330ml. 1.8std drks, 70IBU, 7%.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone wazzawazza (60) - Geraldton, AUSTRALIA - MAY 4, 2015
Delicious! Pours well with a massive head but my word does it taste delicious. Not to be had too cold. Dervock (1467) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 1, 2015
Tap - pours black with a beige head. Roast malt and hop aroma. Lots of toasty malt on the taste with decent amount of hop flavour. Medium palate. stevoj (5635) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 11, 2015
Pours out black with a nice full beige head. Gentle roast grain aroma, fuller taste without overdoing the bitterness. Semi-sweet chocolate lingers. Sevenlee (1846) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2015
Pours black with a beige head. Aroma is malt, roasty, citrus, fruit and hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a fruity and roasty finish.